Market of traditional grains in Kastamonu, Turkey (Photo: Alessandra Giuliani)

Current Calls

Overview of current calls in the area of agricultural research for development  relevant for researchers based in Switzerland.

Call for Proposals for Conferences 2019

The Congressi Stefano Franscini, conference platform of the ETH Zurich, gives researchers at Swiss research institutions the possibility and financial support to organize research conferences and Workshops at Monte Verità, a hilltop over Ascona and Lake Maggiore. Deadline for applications: 15 January 2018


Deadline: 30.08.2017

Call: Seed Money Grants

The goal of the Seed Money Grants is to strengthen or initiate scientific exchanges between Swiss and Latin American researchers and institutions in all disciplinary areas by enabling them to jointly undertake preliminary research or organize workshops. Deadline for applications: 30 August 2017


Deadline: 31.08.2017

Call: ERC Advanced Grant

Advanced Grants support ground-breaking, ambitious research projects of excellent established Principal Investigators with a recognised track record of research achievements; applications can be made in any field of research; deadline: 31 August 2017


Deadline: 01.09.2017

Call: Doc.Mobility Fellowships

The fellowships are designed for doctoral students (Swiss or working at a Swiss institution for min. 1 year) who wish to enhance their scientific profile by working at a research institution abroad. Deadline for application: 1 September 2017


Deadline: 01.09.2017

Call: Early Postdoc.Mobility Fellowships

The fellowships are designed for postdocs at the beginning of their career (Swiss or working at a Swiss institution for min. 3 years) who wish to enhance their scientific profile by working at a research institution abroad. Deadline for application: 1 September 2017


Deadline: 30.09.2017

Call: One-Year Research Merger

This instrument aims to promote sustainable research cooperation between Swiss and Latin American scholars and produce accountable scientific outcomes in domains which have been identified as priority by both Latin American and Swiss institutions. Deadline for submissions: 30 September 2017


Deadline: 01.10.2017

Call: SNSF Project funding

The Swiss National Science Foundation provides project funding (excluding applicants salary) to enable researchers to conduct research projects on self-chosen topics and with self-chosen goals; deadline for submissions: 1 October 2017


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